December 6, 2015

ghostly




i ached because i was desperate.
desperate to know the truth.
but the face in the mirror was ghostly
and i was tired of breathing through rusty lungs.

i craved assurance. answers.
but all i heard was the soft sound of guitar
and there are no answers in that.
there is just pleading.
questioning.

i take the wine and the bread.
seas of blood.
ghostly images of something past.

it was better to see God.

where are the images now?
manna is gone, stones are broken, temple buried.
and under His feet was something like a pavement made of sapphire, as clear as the sky.
seas of blood in my veins,
the glory glows on my skin.

because i have not seen Him but He has seen me.
He has been here.
i am grafted.
it is enough.

and the mirror breaks.
but the face is no longer ghostly.
i believe.

it is better to know God.

xx



24 comments:

  1. Wonderful! Was this meant to be about communion? I can't tell if it's suppose to be, or id it just reminds me of that.

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    1. thank you! and yes, i believe it was. it didn't start out that way, but i think it ended up there. :-)

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  2. burrr.
    this is so beautiful and cold.

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  3. This is SUCH a beautiful artistic blog- I'm sure I'm only the millionth person whose said that but wow. You are a brilliant artist. I love everything about this. Keep up the good work.
    -Vivian
    http://moonsworlds.blogspot.com

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  4. Wow. Thank you for this, Adelaide<3 My soul needed this.
    It's so beautiful. I can always feel God working through your words. He has crafted such a precious talent for you.<3

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    1. oh, wonderful Eve. i always feel like crying when you comment. <3 thank you so much for these words.

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  5. From 1 Peter 1: "Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with a joy that is inexpressible and full of glory, obtaining the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls."

    <3

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    1. amen. amENNNNNNNNNNNN. *screams* that suddenly fills me with so much joy that i think i'll explode. <3

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  6. He is full of grace and truth, and it is through Him that we are.
    addy, darling, beautiful words of truth for today. keep rockin' it <3<3

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  7. it is better to know God.
    assurance, people, oh man just things in general like that are all over the place and i've really really been struggling hard with that these days.
    wow this hit me deep and thank you.

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  8. oh my word. it's been a while since i read any of your posts, and just woah.

    wait, what are these salty substances flowing down my cheeks? definitely not tears.
    this is so beautiful <33 thank you.

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    1. thank you. for coming back, for reading, for being precious you. <3 i love ya!

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be kind.

xx